Perform common Firefox tasks quickly by shortcuts

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Perform common Firefox tasks quickly by shortcuts.

Can anyone help with all shortcuts available for this FF browser?

Best Answer by Cabe Gart
Answered By 5 points N/A #85374

Perform common Firefox tasks quickly by shortcuts


Hello Wachindra, there a lot whole shortcut keys of Mozilla Firefox making one enough speedy while surfing web. However, there are following shortcut keys which are commonly used.

Back (Alt + Left Arrow Key)

Forward (Alt + Right Arrow Key)

Home ( Alt + Home button)

Refresh / Reload (F5 or Ctrl + R)

Bottom of Page (End)

Top of Page (Home)

Close Current Tab (Ctrl + W or Ctrl + F4)

New Tab (Ctrl + N)

Next Tab (Ctrl + Tab)

Previous Tab (Ctrl + Shift + Tab)

Reopen Close Tab (Ctrl + Shift + T)

Bookmark / Favorite (Ctrl + D)

Download Window (Ctrl + Shift + Y)

Page Source (Ctrl + U)

Add .com address (Ctrl + Enter)

Add .net address (Shift + Enter)

Add .org address (Ctrl + Shift + Enter)

Full Screen (F11)


Answered By 0 points N/A #85373

Perform common Firefox tasks quickly by shortcuts


Hi Wachindra

Firefox is the best tool to browse internet. There are variety of shortcuts available in Firefox.




Go to Previous Page

Alt+ ←


Go to Next Page

Alt+ →

Shift + Backspace

Go to Home Page

Alt+ Home


Open File

Ctrl + O


Stop Loading



Refresh Page


Ctrl + R


Ctrl + C



Ctrl + X



Ctrl + V





Select All

Ctrl + A



Ctrl +Z



Ctrl + Y


Close tab

Ctrl + W

Ctrl + F4

Close Window

Ctrl+ Shift+ W

Alt+ F4

New Tab

Ctrl+ T


New Window

Ctrl+ N


Next Tab

Ctrl+ Tab

Ctrl+ Page Down

Previous Tab

Ctrl+ Shift+ Tab

Ctrl+ Page Up

Tab Groups View

Ctrl+ Shift+ E


History sidebar

Ctrl+ H


Bookmark current Page

Ctrl+ D


Bookmarks sidebar

Ctrl+ B

Ctrl+ I

Complete .com Address

Ctrl+ Enter


Complete .net Address

Shift+ Enter


Complete .org Address

Ctrl+ Shift+ Enter


Toggle Full Screen



Toggle Menu Bar




Answered By 0 points N/A #85375

Perform common Firefox tasks quickly by shortcuts


Hi Wachindra

There are tons of shortcuts available for doing just about anything in Firefox. Here's a list of some that I use frequently.

Open File: Ctrl + O

Add a bookmark: Ctrl + D

Clear private data: Ctrl + Shift + Del

Full screen:  F11

Complete .com address:  Ctrl + Enter

Cut: Ctrl + X

Copy: Ctrl + C

Paste: Ctrl + V

Find in this page: Ctrl + F

New Tab: Ctrl + T

Close Tab: Ctrl + W

Save page as: Ctrl + S

Print: Ctrl + P

Hope this helps.

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Answered By 0 points N/A #85376

Perform common Firefox tasks quickly by shortcuts


Dear ,

There are many kind of shortcut in Fire Fox such as about Navigation, current page, Editing, search, Windows & Tab, History, Bookmarks, Tools, Miscellaneous, Media shortcuts.

Navigation shortcuts is given below

Command                                Shortcut

Back                                           Alt + Backpace

Forward                                     Alt + Shift + Backpace

Home                                        Alt + Home

Open file                                     Ctrl +  O

Reload                                          F5

                                                        Ctrl + R

Reload ( override cache )        Ctrl + F5

                                                        Ctrl + Shift + R

Stop                                              Esc

Shortcuts about Current Page

Command                             Shortcut

Go to Bottom of Page            End

Go to Top of Page                  Home

Move to next Frame                F6

Move to Previous Frame         Shift + F6

Print                                             Ctrl + P

Save Page As                            Ctrl + S

Zoom In                                      Ctrl + +

Zoom Out                                   Ctrl + –

Zoom Reset                                Ctrl + 0

Shortcut about Editing

Command                         Shortcut

Copy                                   Ctrl + C

Cut                                      Ctrl + X

Delete                                 Del

Paste                                  Ctrl + V

Redo                                  Ctrl + Y

Select  All                            Ctrl + A

Undo                                 Ctrl + Z

Shortcuts about Search

Command                        Shortcut

Find                                     Ctrl + F

Find Again                          F3

                                            Ctrl+ G

Find Previous                     Shift + F3

                                              Ctrl + Shift + G

Quick Find Within link-text only        ,

Quick Find                                             /

Close the find or Quick find bar          Esc

Windows & Tabs

Close Tab                  Ctrl + W

                                      Ctrl + F4

Close Window            Ctrl +  Shift + W

                                         Alt + F4

New Tab                      Ctrl + T

New Window              Ctrl + N

Next Tab                         Ctrl + Tab

Previous Tab                   Ctrl + Shift + Tab

Undo Close Tab                Ctrl + Shift + T

Select Tab 1 to 8                  Ctrl + 1 to 8

Shortcuts about History

Command                      Shortcut

History side bar            Ctrl + H

Library window              Ctrl + shift + H

Shortcut about Bookmarks

Command                      Shortcut

Bookmark All Tab            Ctrl + Shift + D

Bookmark This page       Ctrl + D

Bookmarks sidebar           Ctrl + B

Shortcuts about Media

Command                          Shortcut

Toggle play / pause               Space bar

Decrease Volume                   Down button

Increase Volume                     Up button

Mute audio                                  Ctrl + Down button

Unmute audio                                 Ctrl + Up button

Seek back 15 seconds                  Left button

seek back 10%                               Ctrl + left button

Seek to the end                               End

I think it will help you to use Shortcuts.

Thank you.

Answered By 0 points N/A #85371

Perform common Firefox tasks quickly by shortcuts


Hi, these are the short keys for Mozilla Firefox:

Alt+Home – Go to Hompage

Alt+Left Arrow – Back

Alt+Right Arrow – Forward

Backspace – Back a page

F5- Refresh

F11- Full Screen

Ctrl+(+)/ Ctrl+(-) – increase/ Decrease font size

Ctrl+D- Add Bookmark

Ctrl+I – Display Bookmarks

Ctrl+J – Display Download Window

Ctrl+N – Open New Browser

Ctrl+P – Print Page

Ctrl+T – New tab

Ctrl+Shift+T – close selected tab

Ctrl+Shift+T – Undo close window

Ctrl+Tab – Move to the open tabs

Space Bar – Moves page down

Shift+Space Bar- Moves up page

Alt+Down Arrow – Display previous text in the textbox

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